BLM OR/WA – Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act, 2015-2017 Projects, Oregon

Incentive Type: Grant Program
Health & Safety, Infrastructure
Eligible Sector:
Financial Incentive
Time Period:
FY 2015
Governing Body: Bureau of Land Management
What’s it worth?: $2,000,000

The Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act, 2015-2017 Projects, Organ program provides funds lost from the loss of timber harvest on Federal lands that were used to support schools and infrastructure. The objective of this program is to restore stability and predictability of lost income for the benefit of the surrounding communities. Projects should cover objectives including but not excluded to:

  • Road, trail, and infrastructure maintenance or obliteration
  • Soil productivity improvement
  • Forest ecosystem health improvements
  • Watershed restoration and maintenance
  • Wildlife and fish habitat restoration and maintenance
  • Control of noxious and exotic weeds
  • Native species re-establishment

There is not a determined dollar amount for grant awards; however, terms for this program may not exceed five years from the date it is put into effect. No cost sharing requirements or matching requirements are part of this opportunity. Eligible participants are excluded to Oregon. An application package may be obtained from the website. To submit an application, participants must be registered with Dun and Bradstreet Universal Numbering System (DUNS) and the System for Awards Management System (SAM). The application package requires:

  • SF424 Form
  • Budget
  • Lobbying Form
  • Project Proposal
  • Budget Details
  • Federal Agency-approved Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement
  • Resource Advisory Committee-approved Project Application
  • Financial Assistance Evaluation Questionnaire

Applications must be submitted through before the deadline to be considered for awards.